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Journal of Contemporary Islamic Studies


Discipline(s) / Subdiscipline(s):

     1. Arts & Humanities
         - Religion

     2. Social Sciences
         - Economics & finance
         - Education & educational research
         - Law

E-ISSN: 0128-0902
Print ISSN: 2289-9634
Publisher: Universiti Teknologi MARA
Publication type: Print & Electronic
Publication frequency: 2 time(s) per year
Journal Website: http://jcis.uitm.edu.my/

Contact Info

Journal of Contemporary Islamic Studies (JCIS)
Academy of Contemporary Islamic Studies (ACIS)
Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)

Editorial :
Akademi Pengajian Islam Kontemporari, UITM Shah Alam
Tel : 019 3097174
: 03 5544 7991
E-mail: jcis@salam.uitm.edu.my

Journal of Contemporary Islamic Studies (JCIS) is a refereed journal of the Academy of Contemporary Islamic Studies (ACIS), Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Malaysia. The journal, a rebranding of the earlier published Jurnal Fikrah, is issued with the hope of stimulating research and publication in the area of contemporary Islamic studies. JCIS publishes research and concept papers that address significant issues in Islamic studies that are relevant to the academician and the community at large. Papers may include, but no limited to, the area of:

    Shariah, theology, Islamic banking and finance, Islamic economics, Islamic accounting, Islamic legal maxims, Islamic environmental studies, Islamic art and architecture, Islamic investment, Islamic wealth management, Islamic inheritance, Islamic security, Islamic capital market, Islamic money market, Islamic legal framework, Islamic management, Islamic education, Islamic sociology, Siyasah syariyyah and many more.



Prof Madya Dr Noorul Huda Sahari

Editorial Board

Managing Editor
  • Dr. Noorul Huda Sahari
  • Mr. Najahudin Lateh

    Editorial Team
  • Associate Professor Dr. Pisol Maidin
  • Associate Professor Dr. Nurhidayah Muhammad Hashim
  • Associate Professor Dr. Siti Akmar Abu Samah
  • Dr. Mohd Asmadi Yakob
  • Dr. Nur Nafhatun Md Shariff
  • Dr. Muhammad Arsyad Abdul Majid
  • Ms. Thuraya Ahmad
  • Ms. Amal Hayati Ishak

    Advisory and Review Board
  • Professor Emeritus Dato Paduka Dr. Mahmood Zuhdi Abd Majid (Universiti Islam Antrabangsa Malaysia)
  • Professor Dato’ Dr Abu Bakar Abdul Majeed (Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia)
  • Professor Dato’ Dr. Mohd Zambri Zainuddin (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia)
  • Professor Dato’ Dr. Mohd Yakub@Zulkifli Yusof (Universiti Malaya)
  • Professor Dato’ Dr. Mohd Zambri Zainuddin (Universiti Islam Antrabangsa Malaysia)
  • Datuk Dr. Mohd. Daud Bakar (Amani International)
  • Professor Dr. Muhamad Rahimi Osman (Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia)
  • Professor Dr. Humayon Dar (Edbiz Consultant, UK)
  • Professor Dr. Lindsey Timothy Charles (Melbourne University, Australia)
  • Professor Dr. Rashidah Abdul Rahman (King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah)
  • Professor Dr. Najibah Mohd Zain (Universiti Islam Antrabangsa Malaysia)
  • Professor Dr. Muhammad Syukri Salleh (Universiti Sains Malaysia)
  • Professor Dr. Joni Tamkin Borhan (Universiti Malaya)
  • Professor Dr. Dzulhilmi Mohd Zain (Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia)
  • Associate Professor Dr. Mohamed Azam Mohamed Adil (IAIS)



    1. The Journal of Contemporary Islamic Studies (JCIS) publishes conceptual and research papers that addresses significant issues in the field of contemporary Islamic studies which are of relevance to the academia and the community at large.

    2. Manuscripts could be in English, Bahasa Malaysia or Arabic and should not exceed 7000 words including diagrams, figures, tables etc. Submission should be made in the form of MS Word files. Only original papers will be accepted and copyright of published papers will be vested in the publisher.

    3. Arabic manuscript should be typewritten in Traditional Arabic font (14 font size).

    4. The abstract should not exceed 200 words, and up to five keywords. Abstract in arabic and malay manuscript should be in both original language and english. The abstract should provide a statement of problem, purpose and methods of the study and the major finding of the research.

    5. The first page of the manuscript should contain (i) the title and (ii) the name (s) and institutional affiliation(s) of the author(s). A footnote on the same sheet should give the present address and e-mail of the corresponding author.

    6. Manuscript should be typed in Times New Roman (11 points) in single spacing. It should be divided into sections with short titles or subtitles.

    7. Footnotes should be kept to a minimum and be numbered consecutively through the text with superscript arabic numerals.

    8. Tables should be numbered consecutively in arabic numerals headed with short titles.

    9. All illustrations should be referred as figures and should be numbered consecutively in arabic numerals.

    10. References should be complete and placed at the end of the manuscript. All in-text citations and bibliography of references should follow the APA standard. Click here for JCIS Template. All Samples of entries are as follow:
      • Book: Abu Ameenah Bilal Philip. (2007). The Evolution of Fiqh. Kuala Lumpur: AS Nordeen.

      • Journal: Wael E. Al-Rashed. (2010). Corporate Performance under Corporate Governance in the GCC Countries. Malaysian Accounting Review. 9 (2): 139-163.

    11. Authors should make sure that there is a one-to-one correspondence between the in-text citations and the bibliography in the reference list.

    12. Manuscripts submitted to the journal will be initially screened by the editors to determine its appropriateness.

    13. Only those manuscripts considered appropriate will follow a double blind reviewing process. The contents of the manuscripts shall be the sole responsibility of the authors and the editor does not acccept responsibility for damage or loss of manuscripts submitted.

    14. A copy of manuscript for publication in the journal must be submitted through the EasyChair online system.

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